Silk Route Tour to Kashghar China
Suitable period: Mid of May to end of October
Duration: 17-19 days from Islamabad back Islamabad
The ancient “Silk R oad” was lying buried in the history, mystery legends in some of the unbelievable terrible tales of the past. It is however possible to travel on Silk Road and visit the legendary city of Kashgar-China via Karakorum Highway (KKH) and Khunjerab Pass. In the annals of history the Khunjerab Pass stands admired for pastures rather than passage.
The border with China, Khunjerab Pass was formally declared open on May 1st, 1986 and Pirali was declared as entering point in China but now shifted to Tashkuran and Sost pot of entry in Pakistan. The zero point is located at the top of Khunjerab Pass 4733m that is 86 km from Sost.
Kashgar is one of historical and cultural cities in China, There may be several tribes or dynasties but all of them are Muslim, is the Muslim region of the China. Kashgar today offers man y interesting scenes and sights and its unique blend of old and new ways of life and traditions
|Day 1||Arrival Islamabad, sightseeing of Islamabad and Rawalpindi||Day 10||Drive to Kashgar/hotel|
|Day 2||Drive on the Karakorum Highway to Chilas 12-14 hrs drive||Day 11||Sightseeing in Kashgar|
|Day 3||Continue to Hunza Karimabad 7-8 hrs drive||Day 12||Drive back to Tashkurgan|
|Day 4||Local visit to Hopar and Duikar||Day 13||Continue to Sost via Khunjerab Pass then to Passu/hotel|
|Day 5||Day free for local visits and walk||Day 14||Continue to Karimabad|
|Day 6||Drive to Lake and by boat to Gulmit||Day 15||Drive to Chilas|
|Day 7||By boat to Hussani then drive to Passu||Day 16||Drive to Islamabad via Babu Sar Pass|
|Day 8||Continue to Sost then to Tashkurgan – Karakoli Lake, overnight in Yurt||Day 17||Departure from Islamabad|
|Day 9||Walk around the Lake/overnight in Yurt|